Philadelphia / West Chester KOA

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All towables


Trailers for all types of towing vehicles, including SUVs and pickups.

Folding Trailer

Trailers you can tow with passenger vehicles or SUVs. A great way to transform average cars into adventure cars.


Larger trailers that attach to towing vehicles with a gooseneck extension in the truck bed.

Toy Hauler

Living quarters in the front with dedicated space for hauling motorcycles or other “toys” in the back.

Utility Trailer

All other types of towable trailers.

All drivables

Class C

Popular with small families and first-time RV drivers who want a little more room than a van. Comparable to driving a truck.

Camper Van

The smallest and nimblest of fully enclosed RVs. Drives like a van. Loves posing for Instagram.

Class B

A formal-sounding name for camper van, but just as photogenic.

Class A

Drivers should be comfortable driving bus-sized vehicles and dealing with parking limitations. Great for delivery.

Truck Camper

If you can drive a truck, you can drive a truck camper. Makes roughing it significantly less rough.


All other types of drivable vehicles.


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Nestled in the picturesque Brandywine Valley, the Philadelphia / West Chester KOA is a destination to rest and relax while being on the doorstep of Philadelphia. It overlooks a meandering river that’s ideal for canoeing, tubing, and fishing while being within easy access of Lancaster and Pennsylvania’s Amish Country.

Philadelphia / West Chester KOA caters to big rigs up to 90 feet in length, with full hookups that offer either 30 or 50-amp electrical connections. Complimentary Wi-Fi and cable TV are included in your stay, and there’s a convenience store where you can pick up camping essentials, including propane and firewood.

The RV park swimming pool is open from the end of May to the beginning of September while there are a children’s playground and a jump pad to keep kids entertained. If you’re traveling with pets, they’re welcome to stay with you and take advantage of the off-leash dog park for a run. Canoes and tubes can be rented on-site, and there’s a laundry room where you can catch up on your washing.

The Great Outdoors

Philadelphia / West Chester KOA lies on the edge of the ChesLen Preserve, which is the largest privately-owned nature preserve to be open to the public in Chester County. It’s traversed by miles of marked hiking trails that access its flower-filled meadows, picturesque streams, and shady woodlands, as well as being home to Ollie Owl’s Nature Playground that kids will love. Also within the preserve is the architecturally-designed Lenfest Center, which affords superb views across this natural landscape and can be rented for private functions and special events.

Camp in an RV near Coatesville and make the short drive east to Ridley Creek State Park, which sprawls across more than 2,600 acres near the township of Edgmont. It’s a recreational hub, with cycling and walking trails to explore, as well as being home to a magnificent garden designed by the Olmsted Brothers. Learn what life would have been like on a pre-Revolutionary farm at the Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation or just relax with a picnic overlooking Ridley Creek. Adjacent to Ridley Creek State Park is the John J. Tyler Arboretum, which boasts a staggering diversity of plants and trees that will keep green thumbs entertained.

If you’re more into wildlife, camping at Philadelphia/West Chester KOA makes a good base for visiting the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum, a 1,000-acre reserve that protects the largest remaining freshwater tidal marsh in Pennsylvania. Aside from more than 300 species of birds having been recorded here, it’s also home to deer, raccoons, coyotes, beavers and river otters. For an easy walk, follow the flat East Impoundment Trail that hugs a lake where warblers, egrets, and sandpipers can be spotted or try your luck at luring carp, catfish, and largemouth bass in Darby Creek.

Exploring the City

Coatesville campers are within easy access of plenty of supermarkets where you can stock up on grocery supplies, as well as a good selection of fast food restaurants and eateries for dining out. There are also gas stations in West Chester if you need to fill up your RV rental, in addition to all the services you need for a relaxed and stress-free stay.

If you’re interested in the local history, stop in at the Chester County Historical Society, which occupies two connected buildings in the Downtown area. Admire the mid-19th-century Horticultural Hall that was designed by Thomas U. Walter before stepping inside to browse the virtual exhibits and old photographs detailing the people and events that have shaped the region. A highlight of visiting the region is taking a ride on the West Chester Railroad, which offers a nostalgic 90-minute journey through the beautiful Chester Creek Valley.

When you’re renting an RV in West Chester, you’re just an hour’s drive from the heart of Philadelphia. The city is famed for its American Revolution sites, with iconic attractions such as the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed. Recreate your very own "Rocky" moment on the stairs outside the Philadelphia Museum of Art before discovering its outstanding collection of works or join a historic prison tour of the Eastern State Penitentiary. No trip to Philadelphia is complete without a visit to the Reading Terminal Market where you can find fresh produce, artisan goods, and famous Philly specialties.

Whether you want to get active in the recreational reserves of Amish Country or discover the American Revolution sites of Philadelphia, book an RV in Chester County and start planning your next vacation.

Popular nearby hiking trails and campgrounds

  • Hiking TrailLocation
  • ChesLen Preserve Loop Trail, PAKennett Square, PA
  • West Valley Nature Area, PAWest Chester, PA
  • Harmony Hill Nature Area Loop, PADowningtown, PA
  • Stroud Preserve Red Trail, PAWest Chester, PA
  • Stroud Preserve Yellow Trail, PAWest Chester, PA
  • Longwood Gardens, PAMendenhall, PA
  • Harmony Hill, PADowningtown, PA
  • Brandywine Trail, PADowningtown, PA
  • Anson B Nixon Park Loop, PAKennett Square, PA
  • Struble Trail, PADowningtown, PA

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